Bury St Edmunds

Properties For Sale in Woolpit

Woolpit is a prosperous and thriving village noted for its period architecture and impressive skyline dominated by the magnificent parish church of St Mary.

Located midway between the Suffolk towns of Stowmarket and Bury St Edmunds, Woolpit is convenient for both of these towns, as well as Ipswich, Newmarket and Cambridge, which can be accessed via the A14. For commuters looking to work in the capital, nearby Stowmarket provides access to London, via Liverpool Street Station.

Woolpit is known worldwide for its legend of the Green Children. The story says that two children (a brother and sister) with green skin appeared in Woolpit in the 12th century. The legend has been retold in various guises over the years, including in novels, poetry and a 1990 community opera by Nicola LeFanu.

Legends aside, modern facilities within the village include a post office, a primary school, a doctor’s surgery and two public houses – the Bull Inn and the Swan Hotel.




A selection of properties at this location:


  • £1,395,000

    Rattlesden, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

    Farm House   •  5 Bedrooms   •  4 Bathrooms

    An impressive Grade II Listed house offering versatile accommodation throughout and boasting a substantial self-contained annexe complemented further by wonderful countryside views. Ample parking, triple double berth garaging, useful outbuildings and equestrian facilities. In all about 4 acres.

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  • £1,250,000

    Pakenham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  5 Bedrooms   •  4 Bathrooms

    An impressive former water pumping station presented to a very high standard throughout with stunning views over Mickle Mere nature reserve. The generous and flexible accommodation extends to approximately 5000 sq ft with the principal rooms on the first floor to ensure the full panoramic vista.

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  • £975,000

    Hitcham, Ipswich, Suffolk

    Farm House   •  7 Bedrooms   •  4 Bathrooms

    An exceptional Grade II Listed former Hall House set in approximately 1 acre surrounded by unspoilt Suffolk countryside between Hitcham and Brettenham

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  • £900,000 Offers in Excess of

    Thornham Magna, Eye, Suffolk

    Barn Conversion   •  4 Bedrooms   •  3 Bathrooms

    A superb barn conversion having substantial accommodation in an idyllic setting with 2 bedroom annexe/holiday accommodation. In all about 2.5 acres.

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  • £895,000

    Coney Weston, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  4 Bedrooms   •  3 Bathrooms

    An impressive Edwardian detached house extensively renovated and extended to provide generous accommodation in grounds of approximately 0.75 acres.

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  • £600,000 Offers in Excess of

    Buxhall, Stowmarket, Suffolk

    Barn Conversion   •  4 Bedrooms   •  3 Bathrooms

    This outstanding village home is finished to an exceptionally high standard with an emphasis on natural light throughout. Detached double garage, parking and large established garden. In all about 0.39 acres.

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  • £600,000 Offers in Excess of

    Rickinghall, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  4 Bedrooms   •  2 Bathrooms

    A splendid family house with generous accommodation of over 2500 sq ft and set in grounds approaching 0.5 acres..

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  • £525,000

    Westhorpe, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  4 Bedrooms   •  2 Bathrooms

    A delightful Grade II Listed Suffolk farmhouse with late 15th Century origins and retaining a wealth of original features. In all about 0.6 acres.

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  • £520,000

    Haughley New Street, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  4 Bedrooms   •  2 Bathrooms

    An exceptional versatile family house built to an individual design and affording countryside views.

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  • £500,000

    Walsham le Willows, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

      •  5 Bedrooms   •  2 Bathrooms

    A charming detached unlisted period home occupying a prominent position in the heart of the village with outbuildings and well stocked mature gardens.

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  • £495,000

    Bardwell, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  3 Bedrooms   •  2 Bathrooms

    An excellent detached family house offering characterful features and generous accommodation benefitting from a double garage with adjoining office and workshop.

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  • £489,000

    Bildeston, Ipswich, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  3 Bedrooms   •  1 Bathroom

    An exceptional three bedroom Grade II* Listed house having notable period features including raised ceiling heights, impressive carved bressumer and moulded mullion windows and enjoying an enviable position in a highly regarded village.

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  • £461,000

    Stowupland, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  4 Bedrooms   •  2 Bathrooms

    An excellent Grade II Listed detached thatched cottage with flexible accommodation providing an annexe or additional main house accommodation all enjoying an idyllic setting with far reaching countryside views.

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  • £425,000

    Cotton, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  4 Bedrooms   •  2 Bathrooms

    A detached character cottage occupying a wonderful setting on the borders of Cotton and Bacton villages.

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  • £415,000

    Woolpit, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

    Detached Bungalow   •  2 Bedrooms   •  1 Bathroom

    A 2 bedroom new build bungalow constructed by a local builder and situated on the periphery of this highly regarded well served village.

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  • £415,000

    Woolpit, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

    Detached Bungalow   •  3 Bedrooms   •  1 Bathroom

    A substantial detached three bedroom bungalow by well renowned local builder and located on the edge of this popular and well served village.

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  • £399,995

    Elmswell, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  3 Bedrooms   •  2 Bathrooms

    A well presented detached property on the periphery of this well served village and offering no onward chain.

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  • £395,000

    Woolpit, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

    Detached Bungalow   •  2 Bedrooms   •  1 Bathroom

    A delightful new build detached two bedroom single storey dwelling on the edge of this highly regarded Suffolk village by a local well renowned builder.

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  • £395,000

    Woolpit, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

    Detached House   •  4 Bedrooms   •  2 Bathrooms

    A substantial detached family house occupying a large corner position on a popular development close to all village amenities

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  • £375,000

    Drinkstone, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

    Chalet   •  3 Bedrooms

    A detached three bedroom chalet bungalow set in grounds of approximately one third of an acre.

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  • £340,000

    Coney Weston, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

    Detached Bungalow   •  3 Bedrooms   •  1 Bathroom

    A three bedroom single storey dwelling affording extensive gardens approaching half an acre with no onward chain.

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